Unlawful exclusion of Alumni from Council Meetings, VC PAAU, 1 other dragged to court.
A High Court sitting in Anyigba has commenced hearing today on suit no AYHC/03/2023 filed by the Prince Audu Abubakar University Alumni Association before Hon. Justice F. Ajayi.
In a motion of interlocutory injunction restraining the University as defendants in the suit from holding any Council Meeting without the inclusion of the Alumni pending the hearing and determination of the substantive matter before the court.
Similarly the claimant request seeks an order restraining the university from unlawfully withdrawing from all the banks used in the collections of the alumni fund.
The counsel to the Defendants F.O Ekpa Esq applied to the court to file a motion on notice for extension of time within which to file the Defendants counter affidavit which was granted by the court.
On the substantive matter against the Defendant, F.O Ekpa Esq also applied to the court to grant relief to file the Defendant memorandum of conditional appearance, statements of defense which was filled out of time which was also granted by the court.
The Defendant however filed a motion of preliminary objection challenging the competency of the clamant before the court.
The case has however been adjourned to 3rd May 2023 for hearing as court ordered the clamant’s counsel, Ibrahim Shuaibu Esq to respond to the said notice of preliminary objection formally.